The Coffee Break Hard Trivia Quiz – A challenging selection of General Engineering Trivia questions and answers -
sometimes you just don’t know what you don’t know, but you’re sure that you did know or that you should know and when you see the answers you know that once upon a time you probably did know !

Challenge your colleagues – can they answer more than you ?


The Three Gorges Dam in China is on the Yellow River – True or False

The Three Gorges Dam is on the Yangtze River

In Electrical Engineering the term EMF stands for Electrical Motive Factor – True or False

EMF stands for ElectroMotive Force

When investigating the transfer of entities such as heat, mass  and fluid dynamics, what name is used to define the rate of flow of a property per unit area...

In Roman Numerals, "C" equals what number...

A vehicle or craft, that is a viable means of transport on land and on water is called – Amphibious - True or False

The ratio 22/7 is commonly used to denote the value of the mathematical constant "Pi"  which is an "irrational" number - this is an exact ratio of the value of Pi - True or False

An irrational number  cannot be expressed exactly as a ratio  of two integers

An internal combustion engine typically uses a four stroke combustion cycle - this is also called an Otto Cycle

What is the deepest lake in the world...

Distillation is a method of separating  mixtures  based on differences in volatilities of components in a boiling liquid mixture - True or False

American inventor Stephen Gary Wozniak is the co founder of which technology company…